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Account Executive (Reg FT)
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2022
Title Account Executive (Reg FT)
University Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department NA
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Account Executive (Reg FT)

Position Title: Account Executive (Reg FT)

Department: Workforce Development

Campus: West Hills Center

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than January 31, 2022. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Work Hours (for hourly positions): Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Additional hours, including evening and weekend hours, may be needed to meet the needs of the department.

Salary Grade: Admin 16 - $62,814

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5019

Job Open Date: 1/14/2022

Job Close Date:

General Summary: This position is responsible for identifying new business opportunities for the Workforce Development Division. This position provides support to business and industry, engages corporate clients via training opportunities, and manages all aspects of the client relationship. As such, they will be responsible for developing market penetration strategies for their assigned industry sector and the achievement of established annual client engagement and revenue goals.


Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in marketing, business or related field and four years of related experience. Previous sales experience required. Business and industry experience is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Strong knowledge of regional economic development and labor market trends. Administrative and grant experience preferred. Familiarity with both college credit and noncredit training programs a plus. Travel will be required up to 75% and may include weekend and overnight. Occasional travel may be required up to 75% and may include weekend and overnight.


1. Meet established performance and revenue goals.

2. Prospect, negotiate, and close deals within a specified time-frame.

3. Provide account management with new and existing business customers, overseeing all aspects of customer contracts.

4. Identify with and/or serve as the subject matter expert for training areas.

5. Remain current and knowledgeable of innovation and trends within sales area.

6. Maintain list of current, industry-relevant, highly skilled instructors.

7. Develop business models to analyze deal opportunities and present to VP, Workforce Development.

8. Work closely with the Program Development & Design team to ensure new course development is demand-driven.

9. Fully embrace and promote demand-driven workforce model.

10. Work with the Marketing unit to develop effective sales kit.

11. Provide meaningful content for inclusion in Workforce Development newsletter on a monthly basis.

12. Attend college functions as requested.

13. Provide weekly reports on sales and client related activity.

14. Work college-wide with entire Workforce Development Division sales team to develop and maintain a successful cross-sell program

15. Manage and maintain prospect management records, tracking systems and reporting.

16. Teach workforce development courses/seminars where qualified and as needed.

17. Work with Contracts division as needed to develop proposals, MOA's, and sales agreements.

18. Develop individualized strategies for approaching prospective clients based on prospect's unique business needs and long-term relationship potential.

19. Attend, participate, and/or present at industry conferences, trade shows, Chamber events, etc.

20. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

Vaccination: Effective November 1, 2021, as a condition of employment, all new employees of Community College of Allegheny County must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of their vaccination or have received an approved exemption to be an employee. Prospective employees who are offered a position can request an exemption from this vaccine requirement for religious or documented medical reasons. Exemption requests will be reviewed for approval on a case-by-case basis by the Office of Human Resources.

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